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1The <tt>i386/stand</tt> directory holds functions that are useful, but cannot
2be called from the kernel. For example printf() is great, but if the kernel
3called printf() it would generate a TRAP and wind up back in the kernel.<p>
4
5The functions here emulate these functions by dealing directly with the
6hardware on the system.<p>
7
8The 4.3BSD Internals book by Leffler, McKusick, Karels and Quarterman
9covers machine-independent <tt>stand</tt> functionality in:
10
11<dl>
12<dt> <b>Chapter 13.2</b>, pg 394 <i>Bootstrapping</i>.
13</dl>
14<p>
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